The original Snub-Nose?

I came across these interesting pictures today, of what appears to be a 44 CAL Confederate copy of a 1851 Colt Navy.

I don’t know the origins of the pictures, or the history of the gun, but I can only imagine what the intended purpose of the modified gun was. Reloading it didn’t seem too much of a concern, as the ramrod assembly was completely removed.

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3 responses

  1. Erik Winter

    I made that gun a long time ago. That was the first “Avenging Angel” I ever made. I have made several more since and am much better at it now.

    July 18, 2014 at 12:53

    • Erik, thanks for the comment. Can you tell me a bit more about the gun? Do you have any pictures you want to share?
      Thanks! Dan

      July 18, 2014 at 14:29

  2. Erik Winter

    Sorry it’s been a couple years. Just found this. If you want to see all of the snub nosed cap and ball revolvers I have made they are all pictured here:
    http://www.thehighroad.org/index.php?threads/avenging-angel-snub-nose-revolver-club.782379/

    October 27, 2016 at 18:05

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